Publisher: APH Publishing, 2008 ISBN: 9788131303191
A worldwide attention is sharply focussed, nowadays, on seeking ways of achieving the efficient and equitable use of water resources. The food security concerns obviously stem from looming threat of water scarcity. Effective management of water resources merits a holistic approach, linking socio-economic development with the protection of natural ecosystems. The book, compendium of well researched relevant contributions by distinguished expert specialists, addresses, inter alia, the absorbing topics on agriculture and environmental threat of water scarcity, techniques of water management of field crops, remote sensing in crop water management, soil and water conservation, ecological vulnerability of wetland ecosystems, adoption of micro-irrigation system for efficient water management and increasing farm productivity, water resources management and climate, phenomenon of muddy precipitation in Himalayan region, and pollution of water bodies. The book will be of interest to a wide readership including researchers, scientists, academicians, engineers, planners, policy-makers, eco-technologists and environmentalists.
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